• Traffic Offences and Penalties in Hyderabad

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    In India, traffic offences and penalties are set by the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. There are a wide range of offences related to driving any kind of vehicle that is important to know of so you can avoid mishaps and accidents that can cause injury or loss of life. These rules are common all over India but can have minor variations in each state. The traffic offences and penalties in Hyderabad are as follows: 

    Offences  Section  Maximum Penalty 
    Driving a vehicle without a license  M.V. Act. 181  Rs.500 for 2-, 3-, 4-, and 6- wheelers 
    Driving a vehicle without proper registration  M.V. Act.192 (1)  Rs.2000 for 2-, 3-, 4-, and 6- wheelers 
    Driving a vehicle without a permit  M.V. Act. 192 (A)  Court or RTA. 
    Driving a vehicle without up-to-date insurance  M.V. Act.196  Rs.1000 for 2-, 3-, 4-, and 6- wheelers 
    Driving a vehicle that is less than the prescribed age  M.V. Act.181  Rs.500 for 2-, 3-, 4-, and 6- wheelers 
    Driving-Related Offences 
    Offences  Section  Maximum Penalty 
    Violating No entry  Sec 177 of M.V. Act.  Rs.200 for 2-, 3-, 4-, and 6- wheelers 
    Violating One-way  Sec 177 of M.V. Act.  Rs.200 for 2-, 3-, 4-, and 6- wheelers 
    Violating U-turn  Sec 177 of M.V. Act.  Rs.200 for 2-, 3-, 4-, and 6- wheelers 
    Violating a prohibited area  Sec 177 of M.V. Act.  Rs.200 for 2-, 3-, 4-, and 6- wheelers 
    Violating rules duly promulgated  Sec 177 of M.V. Act.  Rs. 200 for 2-, 3-, 4-, and 6- wheelers 
    Dangerously driving a vehicle at high speeds, rash and negligent driving  M.V. Act 184 (b)  Rs.1000 for 2-, 3-, 4-, and 6- wheelers 
    Dangerously driving a vehicle and thereby posing a threat to the lives of others  M.V. Act 184 (b)  Rs.1000 for 2-, 3-, 4-, and 6- wheelers 
    Dangerously driving a vehicle and thereby posing a threat to the lives of others  279 IPC  Court 
    Traveling on the footboard of a vehicle  M.V. Act 123(ii)  RTC mobile court or RTA, fine from Rs.50 to Rs.200 
    Physically and mentally challenged people driving a vehicle  M.V. Act 186  Rs. 200 
    Absconding after committing an accident  M.V. Act 187  Court 
    Driving and using a vehicle that is unsafe  M.V. Act 190(i)  Court. 
    Posing a traffic hazard by the use of dilapidated vehicles  41(i) Hyderabad City Police Act  Traffic crane lifting charges for 2- and 3-wheelers are Rs.150, for 4-wheelers it is Rs.200, and for 6-wheelers it is Rs.300 to Rs.600 
    Offences related to wearing of helmet  M.V. Act 129/177  Rs. 200 
    Driving a vehicle that is overweight  M.V. Act. 194  Collecting by RTA@ Rs.1000 per tonne or court 
    Taking away a vehicle without permission  M.V. Act 197  RTO will take action on the permit condition  
    Unauthorized interference related to a motor vehicle  M.V. Act 198  Rs.100 by RTA. 
    Allowing or permitting an unauthorized person to drive a vehicle  M.V. Act 180  Rs.1000 for 2-, 3-, 4-, and 6- wheelers 
    Driving on the wrong side of a road  M.V. Act 119/177  Rs.1100 for 2-, 3-, 4-, and 6- wheelers 

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